Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for CCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 530 552 591
Rank change year-on-year +22 +39 -73
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 22 35 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.072% 0.099% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 0.32% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 17 32 38
South East median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% +4.76% +31.25%
10th Percentile £37,250 £34,550 £39,075
90th Percentile £60,000 £68,525 £62,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +16.67%

CCSA is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8187 10932 13253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.94% 31.07% 30.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6659 8793 10606
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

CCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing CCSA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for CCSA in the South East

CCSA
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCSA in the South East.

Salary trend for CCSA in the South East

CCSA
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCSA in the South East over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for CCSA in the South East

CCSA
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +35 10 £44,500 -25.83%
Surrey +17 8 £47,500 -13.64%
Berkshire +40 6 £39,500 -34.17%
Kent +18 3 £55,000 -18.52%
Buckinghamshire +11 3 £42,500 -32.00%
Hampshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £50,000 -
CCSA
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing CCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for CCSA.

1 22 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 17 (77.27%) Firewall
3 16 (72.73%) Cisco
3 16 (72.73%) CCSE
4 14 (63.64%) TCP/IP
4 14 (63.64%) Juniper
5 12 (54.55%) F5
6 10 (45.45%) CISSP
6 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (36.36%) JNCIE
8 7 (31.82%) CCNP
9 6 (27.27%) CCNA
9 6 (27.27%) VPN
9 6 (27.27%) Windows
9 6 (27.27%) Wireless
9 6 (27.27%) Blue Coat
9 6 (27.27%) JNCIA
9 6 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (22.73%) Kaspersky
10 5 (22.73%) WatchGuard
10 5 (22.73%) Network Security
10 5 (22.73%) Sourcefire
10 5 (22.73%) Load Balancing
10 5 (22.73%) Crossbeam
10 5 (22.73%) Project Management
10 5 (22.73%) McAfee
10 5 (22.73%) CISA
10 5 (22.73%) CISM
10 5 (22.73%) ITIL

CCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (77.27%) Firewall
2 14 (63.64%) TCP/IP
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (27.27%) VPN
3 6 (27.27%) Wireless
4 5 (22.73%) Network Security
5 4 (18.18%) OSPF
6 3 (13.64%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (13.64%) WAN
7 2 (9.09%) BGP
7 2 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (9.09%) IPsec
7 2 (9.09%) MPLS
7 2 (9.09%) SSL
7 2 (9.09%) Value-Added Service
7 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
8 1 (4.55%) Internet
8 1 (4.55%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
General
1 1 (4.55%) Banking
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
1 1 (4.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Security Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Network Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Support Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Security Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Network Support
4 3 (13.64%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Check Point Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Check Point Support
5 2 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Deployment Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Support Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (4.55%) Network Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Radar Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) SIEM Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Cyber Attack
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Unix
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (4.55%) FreeBSD
4 1 (4.55%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
1 5 (22.73%) Load Balancing
1 5 (22.73%) Project Management
2 3 (13.64%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 2 (9.09%) Market Making
3 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture
3 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Biometrics
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.55%) Information Security
4 1 (4.55%) ITSM
4 1 (4.55%) Network Packet Capture
4 1 (4.55%) Process Management
4 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.55%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) CCSE
2 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (45.45%) CISSP
3 8 (36.36%) JNCIE
4 7 (31.82%) CCNP
5 6 (27.27%) CCNA
5 6 (27.27%) JNCIA
6 5 (22.73%) CISA
6 5 (22.73%) CISM
7 4 (18.18%) CCDA
7 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 3 (13.64%) CCIE
8 3 (13.64%) JNCIP
9 2 (9.09%) CCDP
9 2 (9.09%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (4.55%) CCMSE
10 1 (4.55%) GIAC
10 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Juniper STRM
1 1 (4.55%) QRadar
1 1 (4.55%) RSA enVision
1 1 (4.55%) RSA Security Analytics
1 1 (4.55%) vMotion
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 16 (72.73%) Cisco
3 14 (63.64%) Juniper
4 12 (54.55%) F5
5 6 (27.27%) Blue Coat
6 5 (22.73%) Crossbeam
6 5 (22.73%) Kaspersky
6 5 (22.73%) McAfee
6 5 (22.73%) Sourcefire
6 5 (22.73%) WatchGuard
7 3 (13.64%) Palo Alto
8 2 (9.09%) Avaya
8 2 (9.09%) HP
9 1 (4.55%) Aruba
9 1 (4.55%) CA
9 1 (4.55%) Citrix
9 1 (4.55%) IBM
9 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
9 1 (4.55%) Sun
9 1 (4.55%) VMware